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Deadline Extended: Invitation to test a survey with your youth programs (cash incentive included!)

September 22nd 2017

Hello Museum Educators!I'm sending another invite as we just extended our deadline to October 21 so we can get more programs to help test our survey.  The Science Museum of Minnesota and University of Minnesota, with funding from the National Science Foundation, have spent the past three years researching teamwork skills in middle and high school youth out-of-school time programs and as a result have developed a survey to assess these skills. The survey is almost ready for museum programs and ev ...Continue Reading

PART-TIME DOCENT POSITION-MOLLY BROWN HOUSE MUSEUM

September 19th 2017

Please share with colleagues or anyone who might be interested.  We are looking for someone to start ASAP.   *MOLLY BROWN HOUSE MUSEUM * *1340 Pennsylvania Street, Denver, CO 80203* *www.mollybrown.org***   *PART-TIME DOCENT * * * *Position Summary: * Docents at the Molly Brown House Museum lead groups of guests through the Museum and should be interested in history, be able to speak clearly in front of large and small groups, have a flexible schedule and be dependable. This position is for approxi ...Continue Reading

Museum As Stress Reliever * The Rise Of Plop Art * Absolutely Ribbeting Museums * Mummified Warrior Real Face Revealed * Celebrity Art Dealer Jailed * Firefighters Save Hermitage Cats From Fire

September 18th 2017

Museum As Stress Reliever * The Rise Of Plop Art * Absolutely Ribbeting Museums * Mummified Warrior Real Face Revealed * Celebrity Art Dealer Jailed * Firefighters Save Hermitage Cats From Fire Welcome back to GLOBAL MUSEUM, your award-winning & free online compendium, read weekly since 1998 by 8,000+ readers in more than 201 countries.http://www.globalmuseum.org**  Why museums need their own ethics departmentsFrom the case of Python’s bell-krater to the Dana Schutz affair to the debate over Confederate mon ...Continue Reading

SHared ARt EXhibitions (SHAREX Project) for Art Professionals

September 15th 2017

Hi, SHAREX is a new means for enjoying modern and contemporary art in public spaces and for education. Co-financed in 2016 by Creative Europe, the project’s initial partners are WallMuse, The Royal Museums of Fine Art of Belgium (RMFAB) and the State Museum of Contemporary Art of Greece (SMCA). The objective is to conceive digital exhibitions that integrate collections from various museums, festivals and art centers, so as to broadcast them in public spaces, in compliance with artistic rights. The respec ...Continue Reading

Opportunity to submit: International Journal of Lifelong Learning in Art Education (IJLLAE)

September 15th 2017

Opportunity to submit: International Journal of Lifelong Learning in Art Education (IJLLAE) The Committee on Lifelong Learning is pleased to announce the creation of a peer -reviewed, open source journal entitled, The International Journal of Lifelong Learning in Art Education (IJLLAE), to be published annually. The inaugural issue is scheduled for digital publication November 2018 through Scholars Compass, hosted by the Virginia Commonwealth University and Be Press through a Creative Commons license.The Committee on ...Continue Reading

Full-time, residential Education Internships in the Presidio of San Francisco

September 15th 2017

The Presidio Heritage Program is recruiting full-time interns to live and work in the Presidio of San Francisco for 1 year.  We operate out of the Presidio Officers’ Club museum where we have award-winning exhibitions, weekly free lectures and music events, and educational programs for students and families.  We are recruiting for two Education Interns who will teach cultural and environmental education programs to students throughout the Bay Area.  Deadline for applications: October 15 Start Date: mid- ...Continue Reading

MPMA's Advanced Registration Ends Today- Tours, Workshops, Tech Sessions

September 15th 2017

MPMA's Advanced Registration Ends Today- Tours, Workshops, Tech Sessions * Advanced Registration for* *MPMA’s Annual Conference* *Ends Today 9/15* *You can still register later but * *Register now to get the lowest conference rates!* Come to Denver and See the Mountains! Lots of sessions for Educators / See friends at EdCom Event   Check out MPMA’s FABulous Tours and* Worthwhile Workshops* (Security and Threats, NAGPRA, Labels, Evaluation, Arts Collaboration, Volunteer Scheduling, Condition Report ...Continue Reading

Carol Bates Fellowship - The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

September 15th 2017

The Carol Bates Fellowship 2017-2018 Job Location: Education The Walters Art Museum is accepting applicants for the Carol Bates Fellowship. In June 2018, the Walters will re-open One West Mount Vernon Place, the historic house that is part of the Walters campus. With the revitalization of One West, the Walters is taking a dynamic new approach to the presentation of art while preserving a building that is an architectural treasure all undertaken with the goal of enriching the visitor experience. This project promises t ...Continue Reading

MPMA: Cheapest Conference Registration Ends Tomorrow 9/15

September 14th 2017

MPMA: Cheapest Conference Registration Ends Tomorrow 9/15 *Advanced Registration for* *MPMA’s Annual Conference* *Ends Tomorrow 9/15* *Register now to get lower conference rates!* Come to Denver and See the Mountains! MANY MANY SESSIONS FOR EDUCATORS MINGLE AT THE EDCOM EVENT * * *Nine REALLY GOOD workshops * *available on a variety of topics of interest. * *_Check them out_*** * * *Tours will get you into the mountains, into historic houses, and behind-the-scenes at some of the area's finest mus ...Continue Reading

Public Outreach Fellowship-Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History & American Society for Microbiology

September 14th 2017

NMNH and the American Society for Microbiology are collaborating on a new Fellowship sponsored by ASM and detailed to NMNH. It is a great opportunity for someone interested in developing and executing public programs for the exhibit, /Outbreak, Epidemics in a Connected World, /an exhibit on viral zoonoses. The Fellow would work closely with the Education & Outreach team at NMNH and attend meetings at ASM headquarters. *Description* The American Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) Communications Committee has an openin ...Continue Reading

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